Hi there foodies! This week, we can all look forward to a long weekend. While some of us will finally have the chance for a breather, some of us prefer to catch up with our friends over a cup of coffee. Penang’s cafe scene has been booming lately but today, we’re gonna be taking a virtual trip across the bridge to Bukit Mertajam. In fact, BM has its own line of cafes that are just as visit-worthy. Here are 10 cafes in Bukit Mertajam that will make your cross-island trip that much more worthy and fun. Let’s go!
10 Cafes To Visit In Bukit Mertajam, Penang
1. Koji Fusion
Koji Fusion is a cafe established back in February and most of us will be intrigued by its sleek facade. Aside from its modern exterior, Koji Fusion takes Japanese and Western cuisine up a few notches by fusing them into one. Their delicious menu is served in a minimalist and tempting way, making you wanna dig in immediately. Also, the overall ambiance here is rather relaxing and is perfect for a date night.
Address: 48 Jalan Arumugam Pillai, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 5.30 PM-12 AM (Closes on Monday)
2. Ang Ang’s Roastery
Coming right up on our list of Bukit Mertajam Cafes, we have Ang Ang’s Roastery which just opened a 2nd outlet weeks ago. At this cafe, you can savour a cup of quality drip coffee while just chill. Definitely sounds like a perfect weekend plan, right? Did we mention that the interior of this cafe is super aesthetic too? There’s even a large window that lets you look out into the street. The next time you’re looking for a coffee and chill spot while in Bukit Mertajam, just head over to Ang Ang’s Roastery.
Address: 48, Jalan Arumugan Pillai, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 10 AM- 12 AM (Opens Daily)
3. Kopi Chap Tekoh
Next, on our list of must-visit cafes in Bukit Mertajam is Kopi Chap Tekoh. This cafe reminds us of the good old days with a cup of coffee and a slice of toast as breakfast. The use of porcelain coffee cups is nostalgic too. But there’s a modern twist within the familiar classic vibes, that is, marshmallows are added as toppings on the coffee upon request. For days when you feel like having toasts, just drop by at Kopi Chap Tekoh. In the mood for some cakes, you’ll get some at this cafe too.
Address: 1683 Jalan Perusahaan, Auto-City, Bukit Mertajam
Operating Hours: 10 AM – 5 PM (Monday-Thursday) | 10 AM – 5 PM (Friday-Sunday)
4. 老巷子 De Antique
Considering its new addition into the coffee scene in Penang, 老巷子 De Antique is making quite an impact among coffee lovers. They serve quality coffee and their signature must-try here is the Watermelon Cake. Also, the exterior here blooms with an antique impression, thus the name. With its relaxing ambience, 老巷子 De Antique is quite the perfect place for a cuppa.
Address: 3288, Jalan Rozhan, Kampung Kijang, Alma,14000 Bukit Mertajam, Penang.
Operating Hours: 1.30 PM- 10.30 PM (Opens Daily)
5. Born 16 Softserve
With Penang’s heat being unbearable, most of us would go around seeking for something cooling. And there’s nothing more cooling than ice cream. Born 16 Softserve has been around since 2016 and till now, they remain one of the go-to spots for handcrafted soft-serve. After undergoing a revamp, Born 16 Softserve now has a picturesque glasshouse so it’s perfect to glam up your feed. As for the menu, you can even get a taste of steamboat dessert as well as some snow ice too.
Address: Lorong Ciku 2, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 11 AM- 12 AM (Opens Daily)
6. Hou Hou Sandwich Bar
Ever seen those really good, filled-to-the-edge sandwiches while scrolling through Instagram? But once you find out they’re only available in Korea or Taiwan, your heart sinks a little. If you’ve always wanted to try these amazing sandwiches, then you’ll be delighted to know that you can find them right here in Penang. Make your way to Hou Hou Sandwich Bar in Bukit Mertajam and feed your tummy! From fillings such as Tuna to Avocado Madness, these sandwiches will leave you wanting more.
Address: 46, Jalan Lembah Permai 4, 14000 Bukit Mertajam, Pulau Pinang
Operating Hours: 7.30 AM – 6 PM (Monday-Friday) | 9 AM – 6 PM (Saturday & Sunday)
7. Jaged Cafe
No one can say no to a slice of creamy cheesecake. Since the MCO days, Basque Burnt Cheesecake has garnered the hearts of many. Of course, with its creamy inside and slightly caramelised outside, there’s no wonder why we all love a good slice of Burnt Cheesecake. And here in BM, just head over to Jaged Cafe as they serve one of the best Burnt Cheesecakes. Not only that, but there’s also Tiramisu, Brownies, and more to satiate your sweet tooth.
Address: No.23A-Level 1 Jalan Muthu Palaniappan, Sunway Wellesley Precinct 1 14000 Bukit Mertajam.
Operating Hours: 11 AM – 8 PM (Opens Daily)
8. 呱呱小铺 (GuaGua’s Store)
Since we’re talking about cakes, let’s keep the ball rolling by including this cosy cafe that serves unique cakes. It’s呱呱小铺, GuaGua’s Store located at Machang Bubuk. Since its opening, residents nearby have been flocking over to get themselves a slice of fruit-based cheesecakes. Flavours include Salted Egg, Passionfruit, Grapefruit, and more seasonal flavours. This humble store is such a crowd favourite that they’ve recently opened a new outlet on Penang island too!
Address: 895, Jalan Tiga, Machang Bubok, 14020 Bukit Mertajam.
Operating Hours: 2 PM – 6.30 PM (Monday & Friday only)
9. Earlfee 爾啡
When we embark on a cafe-hopping adventure, the overall interior of the cafe plays a rather important role too. Earlfee Cafe is a homey cafe because of its location smack right beside a house. With a classy all-wood and rattan interior, it hits close to home. Here, you will find the usual coffee and cakes and one of the signature items, Doramisu, a fusion of Dorayaki and Tiramisu. There are also main courses like pasta and Japanese Bentos too! Besides, there’s nothing like chilling at a cafe that’s away from home yet at the same time, homey and cosy.
Address: 48, Lorong Damai 1, Taman Alma 14000 Bukit Mertajam.
Operating Hours: 1 PM – 10.30 PM (Closed on Monday)
10. Memory 回忆
The final spot on our list of visit-worthy cafes in Bukit Mertajam is Memory 回忆. As its name aptly suggests, the vintage interior of this cafe is capable to take its patrons back in time. You’ll find stunning latte art on the cups of coffee as well as a line of cakes to satiate your cravings. While you’re there to kick back and relax, you will also involuntarily take your phone out to snap some photos. Indeed, it’s one of those cafes that will leave a mark in your memory.
Address: No.228, Jalan Gereja 14000 Permatang Tinggi, Malaysia
Operating Hours: 1.30 PM – 12 AM (Closed on Tuesdays)
Let Us Know Your Favourite Bukit Mertajam Cafe!
The next time you’re crossing the Penang bridge for a weekend of fun, drop by in Bukit Mertajam for some cafe hopping adventure! So, save this list up and let us know which cafes in Bukit Mertajam are visit-worthy! Bye!
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